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Four board members win $1 million damages from Hicks

Just over two years after it was initially filed, a multimillion dollar lawsuit against Gloucester’s Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert "Bob" Hicks was settled Monday during a hearing in Richmond City Circuit Court.

The plaintiffs in the case, Gloucester County Board of Supervisors members Robert "Bobby" Crewe, Michelle Ressler, Gregory Woodard and former board member Teresa Altemus were each granted $250,000 in compensatory damages, according to paperwork filed with the clerk of the court.

In the initial suit, filed Nov. 3, 2009, Altemus, Crewe, Ressler and Woodard were each suing Hicks for $1,000,000 for his "defamatory statements" and $350,000 each for "punitive damages" for alleged defamatory statements he made against the supervisors during a League of Women Voters forum at which he spoke.

The statements Hicks made followed an outline of events that transpired in 2008, following a new board being elected that, at its first me...

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